State Representative Marlene Anielski (R-Walton Hills) held a press conference to bring awareness to the "Silent Epidemic" of youth suicide. Rep Anielski discussed House Bill 609, which seeks to establish a suicide prevention program in public institutions of higher education in the state. Ohio Suicide Prevention Day was also discussed.
State Representative Lou Terhar (R - Cincinnati)
Tracy J. Plouck, Ohio Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
Michael Hoffman, The Jason Foundation
Debbie Terhar, Ohio State Board of Education
Brigitte Boiano and Deb Clancy, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
August 18, 2014